RENAULT DUSTER QUICK REVIEWS:
The Renault Duster looks tough and rugged, and SUV buyers will like it for that. The new Duster is designed with a study monologue body to add more safety for you and your family.
The dual-toned dashboard has a tachometer, digital clock, glove compartment, and digital odometer. The driver seat’s height is adjustable for comfortable driving.
The projected headlight is adjustable and has a fog light in front for safe driving during foggy nights. The exterior rearview mirror is power-adjustable. The rear window does have a wiper, washer, and defogger. The wheels are R17 alloy wheels with radial and tubeless tyre sized 215/60 R17. The front of Duster looks beautiful with a chrome grille.
Coming to the entertainment part, the Duster has a radio with four speakers in front and back. The dashboard provided USB and auxiliary input and Bluetooth connectivity. The dashboard has a beautiful, informative 6.94” touch screen.
Dimensions and capacity of Renault Duster:
Renault Duster is 1695mm in height, 4360mm in length, 1822mm in width with a wheelbase of 2673mm. The front and rear treads are 1560mm and 1567mm with a turning radius of 5.2 meters and ground clearance of 205mm. Renault Duster’s Kerb weight is 1249kg, whereas the gross weight is between 1694-1781kg.
The car has quite a decent boot capacity of 475 liters—this car designed with a seating capacity of 5 with five doors.
Engine and transmission:
The Renault Duster’s engine is a 1.3L turbo petrol engine with a displacement of 1330cc, and the max power is 153.86bhp @5500rpm, and the max torque is 254Nm @1600rpm. The engine has four cylinders, and each cylinder has 4 DOHC valves. The car is an auto transmission type with gasoline directly injected into the engine.
The engine is turbocharged and has a gearbox of 7 speeds. The car drives on FWD drive type.
Fuel and performance:
The Renault Duster comes with a petrol engine and has a mileage of 16.42kmpl as per ARAI. The fuel tank has a capacity of 50 liters. With BS-VI emission norm compliance, the car is designed to hit 170km/hr.
Suspension, steering, and brake:
The rear and front suspensions are the Trailing arm with coil spring and Independent Mac Pherson Strut with coil spring. The front tire has a disc brake, and the rear tire has a drum brake. The car drives on a power steering which is secure on the tilt steering column. Duster’s steering gear is Rock and Pinion. The engine accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 12.0-14.0 seconds.
This car has an anti-lock brake system with brake assist. The car’s doors have a power lock, and the central locking system is available in the dashboard. The doors are also secured for the child with child safety locks. The passenger’s safety is kept in mind with two airbags to prevent severe injuries during the sudden collision.
There is a passenger rearview mirror. Along with the driver and the front passenger, there are seat belts for the rear passengers too. The dashboard has a seat belt warning light which sends an indication to the driver if the straps are not properly worn.
The door ajar alarm sends an alarm to the car’s electronic control unit if the doors are not properly closed, and in some cars, the engine won’t start if the doors aren’t closed.
The car is secure with front and rear impact beams. Other key safety measures include a vehicle stability control system, engine immobilizer, crash sensor, centrally mounted fuel tank, and engine check warning.
Duster has a rear camera that helps during parking. The car does have a hill assist program installed and an impact sensor auto door unlock system.
Comfort and convenience:
Renault Duster does have a power steering, and the front and rear windows are power controlled. The air conditioning is a surrounding system, and there is a heater option available for winter days. The comfort level of this car is high with automatic climate control. The steering is adjustable.
The low fuel indicator is present on the dashboard, allowing you to go out of fuel. There is a vanity mirror in front.
The rear-seat passengers can enjoy a rear reading light, back seat headrest, and a rear center armrest. Cup holders are present both front and rear to hold our favorite drinks and do not allow them to spill while the car is on the move.
Duster has rear parking sensors which assist the driver well while parking the car. Cruise control is another level of comfort in Duster. Features like keyless entry and engine start/stop button are not to be ignored. There is a USB charger in front, and a voice control facility helps hand less controlling features.
Additional features include a central console armrest, gear shift indicator, one-touch indicator, speed limiter, etc.
The Renault Duster has a starting price of Rs. 9.86 lakh and may go up to Rs. 14.25 lakh. Renault Duster is available in seven different models, with the RXS being the most affordable and the top-of-the-line Renault Duster RXZ Turbo CVT costing Rs. 14.25 lakh.
|RXS: 1498 cc, Manual, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.9.86 Lakh|
|RXZ: 1498 cc, Manual, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.10.46 Lakh|
|RXE Turbo: 1330 cc, Manual, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.11.27 Lakh|
|RXS Turbo: 1330 cc, Manual, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.12.05 Lakh|
|RXZ Turbo: 1330 cc, Manual, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.12.65 Lakh|
|RXS Turbo CVT: 1330 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.13.65 Lakh|
|RXZ Turbo CVT: 1330 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 16.42 kmpl. Rs.14.25 Lakh|
The eight different colours in which you can buy the car of your dreams are Pearl, Pearl White, Mahogany Brown, Moonlight Silver, Slate Grey, Cayenne Orange, Caspian Blue Metallic, and Outback Bronze.
- Overall, an excellent vehicle. The service was a little pricey. It would have been the best automobile in India if the servicing wasn’t so costly.
- This automobile has a powerful engine and is quite comfortable, and because of the powerful car Renault Duster, the family is very happy.
- Performance and safety features are excellent. However, the expense of service is excessive.